01/27/15 1:45pm

I was unable to attend this myself last week due to a prior commitment but, just got finished watching it. A terrific forum which is well worth a viewing.

Via AlexTV, learn more about the City’s criminal justice agencies and their work with the community from criminal justice officials, including Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter, Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and Police Chief Earl Cook. Panelists discuss existing community partnerships, how their agencies engage the community, and what could be done to enhance involvement and dialogue with residents and business people.

01/27/15 11:48am

The 2015 Commuter Challenge is coming and both employees and employers can win AWESOME prizes.

The City of Alexandria Commuter Challenge is a friendly competition between employers in Alexandria that encourages employees to leave their cars at home and commute to work using an alternative means of transportation. The challenge is part of the City of Alexandria’s Local Motion program and takes place for two weeks this year: April 13-April 24, 2014.


01/27/15 10:10am

The family of Carol Glover, an Alexandria, Virginia resident who died after a Metro subway train filled with smoke in L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station, is planning to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit this week. Ms. Glover died when more than 80 other passengers were sickened after an electrical malfunction sent smoke billowing into a subway tunnel and the nearby L’Enfant Plaza station. Ms. Glover’s train had just left the station and stopped in the tunnel and filled with smoke.

The Washington Post reports the family of Carol Glover is claiming in the 10 million suit that there was no reason the 61-year-old had to die and Metro should have had plans in place to evacuate people from the train.

The NTSB continues to investigate the incident.

01/27/15 9:29am

ACTion Alexandria is sponsoring a FREE screening of Glen Campbell’s movie ‘I’ll Be Me‘ TONIGHT at 6:30 PM at the First Baptist Church, located at 2932 King Street in Alexandria, Virginia. The movie chronicles the music legends life after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. There will be a panel discussion afterwards on Alzheimer’s. You can RSVP at this link.

ATTN: This event has now SOLD OUT. Thank you readers!